Berkeley to take uranium mine dispute with Spain to arbitration

Australian mining group Berkeley Energia will take its dispute with Spain to international arbitration after the country refused to give final approval to a uranium mine near the city of Salamanca, the company said on Wednesday.

Trafigura is using late founder as scapegoat on bribes, son says

The family of Trafigura Group’s late founder Claude Dauphin has accused the trading house of using him as a “scapegoat” in its US corruption case, in an unprecedented public rebuke.

Polish government drops coal merger idea

Polish government is abandoning plans to separate coal-fired power plants into a special company and is considering merging them with mines, said Industry Minister Marzena Czarnecka in a interview published on Wednesday in Rzeczpospolita daily.

Two workers dead at Newmont’s Cerro Negro mine in Argentina

Newmont confirmed on Wednesday that two members of its workforce died this week at the Cerro Negro mine located in the Santa Cruz region of Argentina.

Fleet Space launches Centauri-6 satellite on SpaceX’s Bandwagon-1 mission

Australian space exploration company Fleet Space Technologies has successfully deployed its next-generation Centauri-6 satellite on SpaceX’s Bandwagon-1 mission, launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sunday.

The ritual of tree planting and the beginning of the afforestation project of Gol Gohar Iron and Steel Development Company

Mining News Pro - The ceremony of commemorating the tree planting day and the beginning of the afforestation project and the improvement of the green space of Gol Gohar Iron and Steel Development Company was held this morning by planting a tree in this company.

Adani kicks off $1.2 billion Indian copper smelter

Indian billionaire Gautam Adani has started operating the first unit of his $1.2 billion copper smelter, the tycoon’s first foray into metals refining.

Chinese miners eye overseas deals after battery metals slump

Battery metal prices are on the floor, and massive expansions by Chinese miners have been instrumental in driving them lower. Now, with many Western rivals cutting output or shutting down entirely, they want to get even bigger.

Northvolt starts battery plant work in win for Europe’s industry

Northvolt AB is starting construction of a €5 billion ($5.4 billion) battery plant in northern Germany to supply electric cars, capping an intense lobbying effort under newly relaxed European Union state aid rules.

Cocoa is more expensive than copper as it tops $9,000

Cocoa extended its surge — gaining more than $700 per ton in a single day and surpassing $9,000 for the first time ever — as a supply crunch grips the market and chocolate makers grapple for beans.

Iron ore price edges higher on hopes of China’s demand recovery

Iron ore futures edged higher on Monday, supported by hopes of further recovery in demand in top consumer China and Beijing’s pledge to support its struggling property market.

Iron ore hit by fresh selling as traders fret over China demand

Iron ore futures tumbled in Singapore, extending a stretch of volatile trading amid deepening anxiety over Chinese demand. Base metals also fell.

Africa to play ‘huge role’ in US critical mineral strategy, says Treasury’s No. 2

The United States is looking to Africa to help loosen a Chinese stranglehold on battery metals and reduce Russia’s influence over the market for other minerals, US Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo said on Thursday.

A golden reopening for Bellevue

Western Australian Mines and Petroleum Minister David Michael attended the formal opening of Bellevue Gold’s namesake mine yesterday.

Gold output falls in Burkina Faso as terrorist attacks increase

Gold production in Burkina Faso declined last year as deteriorating security conditions in the West African nation forced some mines to shut.

26% growth of the total extraction in Nicico

Mining News Pro - The National Copper Industries Company of Iran has extracted a total of 233 million 552 thousand tons of minerals, which has increased by 26% compared to 10 months of last year, which was 185 million 782 thousand tons.

Movasaghi Nia visited Gohar Sirjan water transfer reservoir

Mining News Pro - This morning, the head of Imidro's board of directors visited the water transfer line and reservoir from the Persian Gulf to Sirjan.

Fleet Space, Stanford University’s Mineral-X team up to advance space-enabled climate innovation

Australia-based Fleet Space Technologies, developer and operator of microsatellites, announced Monday that it has been named an industrial affiliate of Stanford University’s Mineral-X program — a research organization combining expertise in geoscience, resource optimization and artificial intelligence (AI) to enable a decarbonized mineral supply chain.

Northam CEO says South African platinum miners facing worst crisis in decades

Northam Platinum’s CEO said on Friday that platinum mining companies in South Africa, the world’s top supplier of the metal, are facing “severe” market conditions and are caught up in the worst crisis in three decades as prices plummet.

Anglo spinoff breeds fish to restock rivers after massive toxic spill

In a South African first, a project funded by one of the country’s biggest coal mining companies has begun repopulating a river system with fish after a catastrophic spill from a disused coal mine.

Oil and gas upstream M&A deal value hits highest Q1 levels since 2017

An ongoing consolidation in the US shale industry has driven up global M&A deal value in the oil and gas exploration sector to its highest first-quarter level in seven years, industry experts said.

Nippon Steel’s China assets raise concerns over US deal

President Joe Biden’s administration is examining Nippon Steel Corp.’s connections to China, people familiar with the matter say, a potential stumbling block for the Japanese giant’s politically contentious deal to acquire American rival United States Steel Corp.

Osino-Dundee deal falls through after third-party superior bid

Canada’s Dundee Precious Metals is walking away from its proposed takeover of Osino Resources after the target company said on Monday it had received a superior offer from a foreign-based mining company.

Polymetal to drop out of top 10 gold miners on Russia sale

Polymetal International Plc will no longer rank among the world’s top 10 gold miners by output after the sale of its Russian business, which was sanctioned by the US last year due to the invasion of Ukraine.

Guinea talks carbon tax on mines as it seeks $4.3 billion loans

Guinea is planning to introduce a carbon tax on mining companies as it started talks with United Arab Emirates investors to raise $4.3 billion to fund development projects.

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